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NJ Workers’ Compensation Judge Rules Claimant Entitled to Insurance Coverage for Medical Marijuana
Author: Daniel T. McKillopDate: August 1, 2018
An injured municipal worker is entitled to insurance coverage for medical marijuana, according to a recent decision by a New Jersey workers’ compensation judge. In reaching its decision, the judge rejected the argument that it's unconstitutional for a court to order an insurance carrier to pay for treatment because it conflicts with federal law.
In, Steven McNeary, who suffers from muscular spasticity, sought a court order requiring the insurance carrier for Freehold Township to pay for his medical marijuana treatment. However, the insurer refused, arguing that the CSA’s criminalization of marijuana trumps state-level laws. In support, it cited , in which the Maine Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that ordered a carrier to subsidize an injured worker’s medical marijuana based on federal preemption by the CSA.
Gov. Murphy Greenlights Expansion of the NJ Medical Marijuana Program
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Can Medical Marijuana Help Solve the Opioid Crisis?
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Three Bills Introduced to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in New Jersey
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Apply for a NJ Recreational Use Marijuana Dispensary License
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AG Sessions Targets Cannabis Industry by Rescinding Cole Memo
January 8, 2018
Last Week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions Rescinded the Cole Memo - What Could This Mean For Cannabis Industry? Attorney General...
Business of Cannabis in New Jersey – 2017 In Review
December 28, 2017
Business of Cannabis in New Jersey – 2017 In Review Over the course of the last year, the Scarinci Hollenbeck...
New Jersey Must Consider Marijuana Reclassification
November 20, 2017
Following A Recent Appellate Division Decision, New Jersey Must Consider Marijuana Reclassification The State of New Jersey must at least...
One Step Closer To Expansion Of NJ Medical Marijuana Program
November 14, 2017
New qualifying conditions approved by the New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Review Panel. Patients with chronic pain, anxiety, and migraines will...
Cannabis Company Learns Important Trademark Lesson
October 17, 2017
A Nevada Cannabis Company Must Rebrand Its Products After Being Hit With A Trademark Infringement Lawsuit A Nevada cannabis company...